Category: Business History

Sort

showing 1-20 of 21

A Printer's Story

By: Armstrong, Don

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Bookman House: 1988

Book ID: MC2056BB


AM5 - Board spine ends lightly worn. Text is clean and bright. Sound binding. Orange covered boards with gilt lettering and design. View more info

A Printer's Story

By: Armstrong, Don

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Bookman House: 1988

Book ID: EC9622BB


AR2 - Book has wrinkling on the spine edges, some light water stains on the cover, foxing on some page edges and endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Orange covered boards with gilt lettering and design. View more info

Image for The Nudist on the Late Shift: And Other True Tales of Silicon Valley

The Nudist on the Late Shift: And Other True Tales of Silicon Valley

By: Bronson, Po

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1999

Edition: 8th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW04257


BC6 - An 8th printing hardcover book signed by the author in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has small tear on the top spine, wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, and light shelf wear. Book has remainder mark on the bottom page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear. The true story of the young workers who worked in the whirlwind of the information revolution and international gold rush that was the high tech bubble. This book was... View more info

Image for Chocolate Wars: The 150-Year Rivalry Between the World's Greatest Chocolate Makers

Chocolate Wars: The 150-Year Rivalry Between the World's Greatest Chocolate Makers

By: Cadbury, Deborah

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PublicAffairs: 2010

Book ID: EC36491BB


BH3 - An advance reading copy trade paperback book in very good condition that is lightly curled, some light discoloration and shelf wear. The delicious history of rival chocolate companies and their fascinating dynasties - the Lindts, Frys, Hersheys, Mars, and Nestles - told by a descendant of the Cadbury family. 9"x6", 333 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Main Line to Oblivion: The Disintegration of the New York Railroads in the Twentieth Century

By: Carson, Robert B.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Port Washington, New York, USA, National University Publications/Kennikat Press: 1971

Book ID: SCW08929


BY2 - A hard cover withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in gray blue wraps with black lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of tape staining on the front and back outside board surfaces and front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is some water wrinkling and paper residue from a librar... View more info

The Age of Enterprise: A Social History of Industrial America

By: Cochran, Thomas C. And William Miller

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Harper Torchbooks/Harper & Row, Publishers: 1961

Edition: Revised Edition

Book ID: SCW10894


BX2 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated green wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some very light fading on the spine plus there is some scattered rubbing along the front and back spine edge plus there is some light spotting along the bottom outside paper edges plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. A study of the history of American Business. Books for reading and reference, bibli... View more info

What a Buisness Man Should Know About Printing and Bookmaking: A Book for Ready Reference

By: Conkey, W. B.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, W. B. Conkey Company: 1922

Edition: Revised Edition

Book ID: SCW09021


BI2 - A tight, clean, sound copy in library rebound green cloth covered boards with white lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some light yellowing of the paper plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, perforation, and label on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large green marker), title page, copyright page, and back free endpaper plus there is some glue staining and paper residue on the back ... View more info

Present Tense: An American Editor's Odyssey

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW07098


BD6 - A tight, clean, sound copy quarter bound in black cloth with green cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine and a blind-stamped graphic on the front with very minor overall shelf plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows moderate overall shelf wear plus there is some light edge wear along the top and bottom edges that is heavier with chipping along the spine bottom edge plus there are two tiny (less than ... View more info

Image for Houston Natural Gas Corporation: Its First Fifty Years 1925-1975

Houston Natural Gas Corporation: Its First Fifty Years 1925-1975

By: Fellows, Kenneth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Houston Natural Gas Corporation: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: ec46257


AD1 - A hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the title page in very good condition that has scattered foxing, light musty smell, and some light discoloration in very good slipcase that has scattered stains, rubbing, scratches, and shelf wear. 11.25"x8.5", 163 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Beyond the Fence Rows: A History of Farmmland Industries, Inc., 1929-1978

By: Fite, Gilbert C.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Columbia, Missouri, USA, University of Missouri Press: 1978

Book ID: SCW09019


BZ1 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated green wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there is some scattered very light rubbing. A book about Farmland Industries, Inc. of Kansas City Missouri and its expansion into a large agribusiness conglomerate. Bibliographical note, indexed, 404p. View more info

Snapshots In Time

By: Hicks, Doug

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, Williams Companies, Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW09789


BF6 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first edition book in very good+ condition. Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated on the copyright page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in printed blossy tan paper covered boards quarter bound in navy vinyl with gold lettering and graphics on the spine with only very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of stories about the Williams Brothers co... View more info

Image for Craftsmanship and Character: A History of the Vinson & Elkins Law Firm of Houston, 1917-1997

Craftsmanship and Character: A History of the Vinson & Elkins Law Firm of Houston, 1917-1997

By: Hyman, Harold M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, The University of Georgia Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC40241BB


CF6 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Craftsmanship and Character serves as a model study of American law firms and opens the door for more explorations of these hugely influential but largely unstudied institutions. 9.5"x6.5", 658 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Image for Craftsmanship and Character: A History of the Vinson & Elkins Law Firm of Houston, 1917-1997

Craftsmanship and Character: A History of the Vinson & Elkins Law Firm of Houston, 1917-1997

By: Hyman, Harold M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, The University Of Georgia Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC41692BB


BV6 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, crease and some soiled patches on the edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book bowed, some stains on the page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear. Craftsmanship and Character serves as a model study of American law firms and opens the door for more explorations o... View more info

Horse, Next to Woman, God's Greatest Gift to Man: A History of the Straus-Frank Company

By: Lanzone, John A.

Price: $4.85

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, The Straus-Frank Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC10037BB


BO5 - Book has wrinkling on the spine edges, rubbing and wear on some edges and corners, some stains on the page edges, less than an inch tear on the bottom left corner of the title page, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

The Hubbard Milling Company 1878-1979: A Past to Remember -- A Future to Build

By: Lundin, Vernard E.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, T. S. Denison & Company, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW11014


CH6 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first edition book in very good condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in textured green vinyl covered boards with gold lettering on the spine and a gold graphic on the front with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light edge wear along the bottom spine edge and at the bottom right corners of the borards. The dust jacket shows only very minor ove... View more info

Image for America's Game: The Epic Story of How Pro Football Captured a Nation

America's Game: The Epic Story of How Pro Football Captured a Nation

By: MacCambridge, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2004

Book ID: SCW12278


BX2 - An advance uncorrected proof paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners and dog-eared page, light discoloration and shelf wear. A narrative history of the rise of professional football from a marginal sport to mass entertainment and includinginformation on the significant leaders, players and franchises involved. 9.25"x6.25", 552 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Hostile Witness: The Story of Maxwell Steel Company, 1933-1959

By: Maxwell, Vera R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Forth Worth, Texas, Dr, Vera R. Maxwell: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC32992BB


CI4 - A hardcover book signed and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition that has light tanning and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Hostile Witness: The Story of Maxwell Steel Company, 1933-1959. 9"x6", 183 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Privileged Son: Otis Chandler and the Rise and Fall of the L. A. Times Dynasty

By: McDougal, Dennis

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., Da Capo Press, Incorporated: 2002

Book ID: SCW06357


BD6 - A trade paperback book very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated gray, orange, and white wraps wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. A book about the media family that created and cashed in on the Los Angeles Times. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The author is a winner of the National Headliners Award and several Associated Press awards. By the author of "The Last Mogul" and "In the... View more info

Image for I Sing the Body Electronic: A Year With Microsoft on the Multimedia Frontier

I Sing the Body Electronic: A Year With Microsoft on the Multimedia Frontier

By: Moody, Fred

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Penguin Books: 1996

Book ID: SCW09523


CH4 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some yellowing of the inside surfaces of the front and back covers as well as some yellowing of the front and back endpapers plus there is yellowing of the top outside paper edges. A book about the corporate and creative cultures of Microsoft corporation examined and illuminated through the story about the author's participation... View more info

Good Connections: A Century of Service by the Men & Women of Southwestern Bell

By: Park, David G.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri, Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC6321BB


K5 - First Edition. DJ has open tear on the back bottom left corner, moderate wrinkling, chipping crease and tears on the edges, rubbing, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. Book has light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Good Connections: A Century of Service by the Men & Women of Southwestern Bell tells the story of Soutwestern Bell Telephone Company through the eyes of the people who built the business, line by line and pole by pole; ... View more info